Here’s where you can celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime in Queens next week
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Support your local police and safer streets by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime that Queens precincts will observe on Tuesday night, Aug. 2. Each precinct across the city will host an evening of fun, free events for the community with the goal of building a stronger relationship with the people they serve […]

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Justice prevails for autistic children who were forced to sit on overheated school buses
Photo courtesy of Public Advocate Letitia James office

Justice was served for two autistic children who endured sweltering conditions on their school buses, after a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education (DOE) concluded on Monday. The lawsuit was originally filed by Public Advocate Letitia James in August 2015, due to the DOE’s failure to provide sufficient air conditioning on school buses […]

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Three teenage burglars force their way into a Fresh Meadows apartment at gunpoint
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Two young men and a girl broke into a woman’s Fresh Meadows apartment and attempted to rob her at gunpoint, police reported. The incident took place on Wednesday, June 20, at 8:13 p.m., near 71st Avenue and 162nd Street. The 42-year-old woman was inside her apartment at a residential building when three burglars knocked on the door. As the woman answered […]

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Op-Ed: ‘Black lives matter’ shouldn’t be a controversial statement
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Last week at a nationally televised town hall meeting on CNN, “Black, White and Blue: America 2016,” I made a comment that shouldn’t be controversial: I said black lives matter. The question being debated at that moment was a variation of one I hear repeatedly, “Don’t all lives matter?”   Of course all lives matter, […]

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Fresh Meadows teen places third in National Pokémon Championships
Photo courtesy Brendan Zheng

He is on his way to being the very best like no one ever was. Fresh Meadows native Brendan Zheng, 13, has shown that he has the skills to become a true Pokémon master, as he finished in third place at the 2016 Pokémon U.S. National Championships earlier this month. Zheng traveled to Columbus, Ohio, […]

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